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Rockmount Primary School

All Can Achieve

2015-2016

Welcome to our Year 6 classes

 

Ruby Class

Class Teacher: Liseli Graham
Teaching Assistant: Chris Francis
Teaching Assistant: Christine Bristow

 

Turquoise Class

Class Teacher: Vivian Bull
Teaching Assistant: Gill Hammerberg
Teaching Assistant: Zara Job

 

Year 6 Curriculum Map for 2015-2016

 

Topic focus

Autumn
1st half

What Was Life Like In Our Area During The Victorian Era?

English: Classic Fiction - Oliver Twist; Biography/Autobiography; Recounts; Poetry

Maths: Place Value; Multiplication/Division; Geometry; Measures; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Local History - Victorians

Science: Evolution And Inheritance

Computing: Programming

R.E: Christianity

Art/DT: Printing

P.E: Cross Country/Swimming

Autumn
2nd half

Crime and Punishment  

English: Balanced Arguments; Speeches; Crime Fiction

Maths: Place Value; Statistics; Fractions/Percentages; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Crime And Punishment Through The Ages

Science: Forensic Science

Computing: Programming

R.E: Christianity

Art/DT: Sculpture

P.E: Netball/Swimming

Spring
1st half

North America

English: Legends; Brochures; Poetry

Maths: Place Value; Fractions; Ratio And Proportion; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: North America

Science: Light

Computing: Programming

R.E: Buddhism

Art/DT: Pointillism/3D maps

P.E: Gymnastics

Spring
2nd half
Natural Disasters

English: Explanation; Science Fiction; Poetry

Maths: Place Value; Probability; Angles; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Natural Disasters

Science: Living Things And Their Habitats

Computing: Programming

R.E: Buddhism

Art/DT: Painting Acrylic/Watercolour

P.E: Invasion Games

Summer
1st half

Journeys

English: Revision; Narrative; Reading And Writing

Maths: Revision; Problem Solving; Arithmetic

History/Geography: Inventors -Pip Davenport

Science: Electricity

Computing: Programming

R.E: Journeys

Art/DT: Aboriginal Art / Make A Fairground Ride

P.E: Cricket

Summer
2nd half

Time Gone By

English: Letters; Adverts; Poetry

Maths: Transition Unit - Investigative Mathematics 

History/Geography:  Mayan Civilisation

Science: Animals Including Humans

Computing: Programming

R.E: Journeys

Art/DT: Designers In History

P.E: Athletics

 

Please read our termly curriculum letter for more information.

If you have any queries, please contact the Class Teacher or the Learning and Teaching Leader for this phase: Vivian Bull

 

Autumn Term

We have been multiplying and dividing by 10, 100 and 1000.

 

 

We went to explore one of London's 'Magnificent Seven' cemeteries and discovered why it was built and about Victorian attitudes to death.

 

 

While studying Charles Darwin we discovered some new species of our own.

 

 

 

In order to support Macmillan, Year 6 have been making Victoria sandwiches using Mrs Beeton's recipe.

 

 

The Victorian workshop covered a broad spectrum of 19th century life from social change, the start of the railways and the beginnings of our modern world.

 

 

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